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  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    Although some Clinton biographers have been quick to label Alinsky a communist, he maintained that he never joined the Communist Party.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
    Source: Bertrand Russells best: silhouettes in satire
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
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    As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
  • Arthur Peacocke
    Arthur Peacocke
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    Classical philosophical theism maintained the ontological distinction between God and creative world that is necessary for any genuine theism by conceiving them to be of different substances, with particular attributes predicated of each.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these great and true principles.
    Source: Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan, August 27
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.
  • I've always maintained there is no incompatibility between Islam and democracy. The Europeans in general confuse Islam and Islamism. Islamism is a political movement that instrumentalises the religion to get to power, which has nothing to do with religion. Islam here in Tunisia is a religion of openness, of tolerance.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    If the United States had maintained its spending under Ronald Reagan, it is possible that the attacks of 9/11 - presaged by Islamic terror attacks on multiple American targets beginning with the first bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993 - would have been stopped.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
  • Aaron Burr
    Aaron Burr
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    Law is whatever is boldly asserted and plausibly maintained.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
  • Robert Warshow
    Robert Warshow
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    Nobody seriously questions the principle that it is the function of mass culture to maintain public morale, and certainly nobody in the mass audience objects to having his morale maintained.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Parties do not maintain themselves. They are maintained by effort. The government is not self-existent. It is maintained by the effort of those who believe in it. The people of America believe in American institutions, the American form of government and the American method of transacting business.
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